Park and Garden volunteer

Environment and animals | Health and social care | People and communities

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Location: Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, London, W3 8LQ (see map)

Travel: Acton Town station. Gunnersbury Park bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Seasonal tasks, such as seeding, planting bulbs etc
    Monitoring health of plants
  • Maintaining the appearance and tidiness of the garden
  • Assisting implement new garden plans and designs

What impact will this have?

  • The Community Kitchen Garden is situated within one of the original walled gardens that once provided Gunnersbury’s occupants with edible produce and cut flowers. Volunteers have been developing the site since 2012 and are essential to maintaining the garden as an invaluable resource for our Learning programme.
  • Volunteers will have an exciting opportunity to meet new people, learn new gardening skills and to help grow the historically themed Park gardens in a really hands-on capacity.
  • This is a lovely opportunity to connect with nature in a chemical free environment, with the support of our highly skilled Head Gardener.

When are you needed?

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Expenses

  • This role is voluntary and unpaid. However, Gunnersbury CiC does offer travel reimbursement within London up to a limit of £8 per day with proof of purchase

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Practical
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Practical

Training

  • Full training and support will be provided

Location

Gunnersbury Park Museum, Popes Lane, London, W3 8LQ

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